1. What does ya mean?


An informal way to type "you" when chatting or texting.


"How ya doin?"

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Last Updated: September 29, 2014

2. What does ya mean?


Ya is slang for "Yes," which is a laid back way to answer in the affirmative. It is often used in texts and online and may also be used verbally in-person.

The term is used by people of all ages but is most often spoken by teenagers and young adults in informal contexts. It would probably reflect poorly on you if you used it in a formal, corporate environment.

Ya is one of many slang words used to answer positively, which includes Yep, Yeap, Yasss, Yesh, and Yup. The term may be pronounced the same way as "Yeah" or as "Yah," if used by a Scandanavian. It is the opposite of "Ya" is "nah," which means "no."


"Ya, I'm planning to go."

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Last Updated: December 4, 2019

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